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Friday, February 1, 2013

Police search for clues in death

Goldsboro police say they have no new information to release regarding the investigation into a Jan. 23 shooting or about the police response to that murder. Nor could they discuss whether a shooting just days later in the Day Circle...

Another victory on road to cure

Bobby Massengill didn't cheer when a Relay for Life official announced that last year's main event saw Wayne County residents raise more than $420,000 to help fund cancer research. He didn't hear his wife, Eunice, choke up when she referred...

Cancer Society announces new study

American Cancer Society officials announced Thursday evening that Wayne County residents have been chosen to participate in a potentially life-saving study -- one they characterized as "groundbreaking." And Natalie Edwards, the organization's mission delivery director for eastern North Carolina,...

County weighs cost of upkeep

The average age of the 32 buildings owned by the County of Wayne is 55 years, and the county must dedicate itself to a maintenance budget to preserve and extend the lives of those buildings, said Wayne County Facilities...

Crew tries to break drive-thru record

Coffee, biscuits and McMuffins flew out the drive-through window early today at the McDonald's on Berkeley Boulevard, propelled by a fast-working crew of employees intent on breaking the business's record of 179 drive-through customers served in an hour. "It...

Girl Scouts open cookie booths today

If you missed out on pre-ordering your Girl Scout cookies this year -- and most people did with only one week of pre-sales -- don't worry, Scouts will be out from today through March 10 at various locations across...

Arrest made in Lincoln Drive assault, robbery

Goldsboro police officers investigating the common law robbery of 21-year-old Lamarr Ordaniel Whitfield have made an arrest and expect more will follow. Denisha Lashonda Todd, 18, of 1204 Ben Brewington Court, was arrested at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the...